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12/08/16

A syllabus in cosmic rays

What have scientists learned in five years of studying cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment?

12/08/16
Quanta

Janet Conrad has a plan to catch an elusive particle that would upend what we know about the subatomic world.

11/30/16
MIT

After making several upgrades, scientists have restarted the twin detectors of LIGO.

11/29/16
Vox

Physics has a dizzying array of subdisciplines. This short video breaks it down.

Archaeology meets particle physics

04/25/17

Undergraduates search for hidden tombs in Turkey using cosmic-ray muons.

10/11/16

Recruiting team geoneutrino

Physicists and geologists are forming a new partnership to study particles from inside the planet.

10/04/16

Creating the universe in a computer

Computer simulations help cosmologists unlock the mystery of how the universe evolved.

09/27/16

You keep using that physics word

I do not think it means what you think it means.

09/21/16

Small cat, big science

The proposed International Linear Collider has a fuzzy new ally.

09/16/16

The secret lives of long-lived particles

A theoretical species of particle might answer nearly every question about our cosmos—if scientists can find it.

09/13/16

The hunt for the truest north

Many theories predict the existence of magnetic monopoles, but experiments have yet to see them.

09/09/16

A tale of two black holes

What can the surprisingly huge mass of the black holes detected by LIGO tell us about dark matter and the early universe?

09/06/16

Turning on the cosmic microphone

A new tool lets astronomers listen to the universe for the first time.